Los Angeles & Orange County
Top 20 Lingerie Stores in Orange County & Online
Recommended by Karen French Photography
Need lingerie for your boudoir photo shoot? Now, you have so many fun shopping options — from local boutiques in the Los Angeles / Orange County area to super-sexy online stores.
Here are our top-20 favorite lingerie stores that we recommend to our clients– enjoy!
British Luxury Lingerie known for its impeccable craftsmanship. They have a good variety of bras, garters, corsets and body suites. Pieces available online and in store in Beverly Hills.
Don’t be fooled by the name, they are known as the lingerie store to the stars. Some of their past clients include Kim Kardashian, Madonna, Charlese Theron and Beyonce to name a few. They have a very large selection of styles. Everything in the store is produced on the premises. You can purchase pre-made items or they have seamstresses at the store who make it easy for them to custom fit different bodies shapes for their original designs. They also have an online store.
Dita von Tesse
Dita Von Teese is a famous burlesque dancer and has helped to revive the art form of burlesque. She lives in Los Angeles, but performs around the world. She has her own line of feminine and eye-catching lingerie. Dita Von Teese items are carried at the following websites and stores: Bloomingdale’s, Journelle, Nordstrom, and Fig Leaves. Available online and in store.
Forever Yours Lingerie
Online Canadian retailer that carries many European designer brands. They have a very body positive philosophy and have a wide range of sizes from small to 4x. Available online.
Kiss Me Deadly
Independent lingerie designer line from the UK that specializes in retro, vintage and pinup pieces. Many of the items are on the “edgy” side and custom ordered. Shop online.
A luxury lingerie store in New York, featuring luxury designer lingerie, bras, underwear, loungewear and accessories. Most of their items are lace. For women who are engaged and getting married they have a strong bridal section. There is also a great page where one can look up items by designers. Available online.
High quality, detail oriented corsets made in England. These are the real deal and they have great specials so you can get more you’re your dollar. They can ship them out and arrive at your doorstep in three days!
Fig & Leaves
They have a great “Sexy” section that is for all body types from petite to plus size. They also feature an online fit guide. Shop online.
Bohemian apparel and lifestyle retail company that sells women’s clothing, including intimates. Also, a good source for non-lingerie items that can work well for a boudoir photography session. Stores in South Coast Plaza and Los Angeles.
Online lingerie brand which mixes quirky, flirty and a little bit dirty. Has a wide range of sizes. Pieces available online.
Features fun and affordable lingerie outfits! Edgy and bright pieces in addition to subtle and flirty. They have a lot of items, including bridal lingerie for the wedding night. They have features such as bridal, plus size and costumes. Pieces available online.
Secrets in Lace
Vintage and pin-up lingerie. Also, leading designer of thigh high stockings. Pieces available online.
Hips & Curves
Lingerie for curvy women sizes 10 to 28. They have a nice selection of lingerie, costumes, and shapewear. Pieces available online.
An online store that offers plus-size clothing for women sizes 10-30. They have a store located just a few miles from us at the Irvine Spectrum Center. Pieces available online and in store in Irvine, Orange County.
A vast range of stockings, tights, hold-ups and suspender belts. Pieces available online.
Great place for sexy costumes. Many of our clients will bring a costume to tease their husband, boyfriend, fiancée or partner. This can add some fun to their boudoir album. We see everything from a sexy nurse outfit to a Cosplay Cat Woman. Pieces available online.
Bra specialty shop that carries sizes AAA to O. Run by women who feel passionate about finding you the perfect fit and style. Store located in Long Beach.
Readily available with a wide selection. America’s go-to lingerie store. Pieces available online and in stores everywhere.
Frederick’s of Hollywood
A well-known retailer of lingerie in the United States. They have many good items with bridal and wedding night themed. In 2015 they closed all of their retail stores, but they still have a strong online presence. Pieces available online.
An American online lingerie retailer. Great variety of fun items that will not break the bank. A vast array of styles, colors, and sizes. You will definitely find something to fit your personality, style and body type. Pieces available online.
Other Stores We Love
They have a wide variety of lingerie styles and colors with fun accessories and plenty of stockings available. You can get a lot of options for your money and the items tend to fit well. Items are sold for a great price compared to finding them from online competitors. Stores in Orange County
Experts in finding the right size and style to meet your personal needs. Complimentary custom fitting appointments are offered. Great place if you have difficulty finding bras that fit correctly or have undergone any kind of surgery. Store in Huntington Beach.
Located in Orange County and only 5 miles from our boudoir photography studio in Irvine. A wide variety of quality items from lingerie, corsets, pinup and fantasy attire. Our clients have told us their customer service is excellent. Store in Costa Mesa, Orange County.
She is amazing at her craft! I loved how personable she was, it made the experience comfortable and fun! she has multiple beautiful back drops for every look! Just amazing! Highly recommended!!! The most comfortable experience I’ve ever had in a photoshoot!
Lisa L., Santa Monica, CA
I am very happy I found Karen and just want to say she and her team are very professional. Karen makes you feel so comfortable and knows how to get the best of you. My pictures came out better than what I imagined. I couldn’t be happier and if you are hesitant just let Karen work her magic, you won’t regret it!
May S., Huntington Beach, CA
…decided to make the purchase to gift it for my boyfriend bday present/Valentine’s Day gift. Make sure to bring extra outfits and Karen can help on deciding outfits if you can’t decide. My photoshoot day came it turned out to be amazing and fabulous experience. Karen made me feel comfortable and made feel beautiful. The photos turned out great
Alona C., San Diego, CA
Karen makes beautiful and sensual products! I’m so glad I did this for my wedding gift to my husband. Boudoir photos are highly recommended as a gift for any occasions. Loved it!
Amanda L., Santa Ana, CA